Video: Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra – “Polly” (Nirvana Cover)

polly Video: Amanda Palmer & The Grand Theft Orchestra   Polly (Nirvana Cover)

If you thought Nirvana‘s “Polly” was about a bird, this video is not going to make much sense to you. But “Polly” is not about a bird, it’s about the rape and torture of a teenage runaway. Kurt read about the case the paper and wrote this song about it.

Amanda Palmer covered the song as part of SPIN‘s tribute to Nevermind, and now she has a video to go with her chilling take on the Nirvana classic. Watch it below.